Social Housing Lettings Strategy Coordinator
An Excellent Opportunity...
Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent’s diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.
The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.
You will manage two members of staff and you will be responsible for managing the allocation process of social housing (both Council owned and Registered Provider). You will respond to customer complaints, MP and Councillor Enquiries, and Housing Register reviews (Part 6). You will develop relationships with Registered Providers to secure positive outcomes. You will provide data on lettings of social housing on a regular basis. You are responsible for meeting the Council’s yearly lettings targets. You are responsible for the Housing Moves Mobility Scheme and the Pan London Housing Reciprocal Scheme. You will regularly review the team’s working procedures.
The ideal candidate is flexible, a decision maker, motivated to achieve results, always meeting deadlines, able to manage many different projects at the same time, have excellent relationship building skills, focused on improving team processes and outcomes, a positive team player. Additionally, the ideal candidate will need to have excellent writing, analytical and communication skills.
Closing Date: 30 April 2021 (23:00)
Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community. We positively encourage all applicants to self-identify their characteristics in the diversity survey section in the application.
We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants should be aware that posts working with children, young people and vulnerable adults are subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances.
Brent has a positive approach to flexible working.
As a disability confident employer Brent welcomes applications from people with all disabilities, including hidden disabilities and mental health conditions. We will interview any disabled applicant who meets the essential criteria. If you require reasonable adjustments to be made to any part of the recruitment process due to your disability, please contact us on email@example.com. Please note the information you provide will be treated fairly and confidentially.
Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.